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==History==
 
==History==
The language of the Falmari descended from [[Common Telerin]], an ancient dialect of the [[Common Eldarin]] spoken during the [[Great March]]. From the viewpoint of the speakers of [[Quenya]] (who considered their language the main direct descendant of Common Eldarin), they considered Telerin (a direct descendant of Common Telerin) a "dialect of Quenya". Telerin was therefore considered a closely related language still largely intelligible.<ref>{{WJ|Quendi}}</ref>  
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The language of the Falmari descended from [[Common Telerin]], an ancient dialect of the [[Common Eldarin]] spoken during the [[Great March]]. From the viewpoint of the speakers of [[Quenya]] (who considered their language the main direct descendant of Common Eldarin), they considered Telerin (a direct descendant of Common Telerin) a "dialect of Quenya". Telerin was therefore considered a closely related language still largely intelligible.<ref>{{PM|Quendi}}</ref>  
  
 
However, the phonology of the two languages differed much, with Telerin often being more conservative than [[Quenya]]. In [[Aman]] the speakers of Telerin outnumbered the speakers of [[Quenya]], much as the [[Teleri]] outnumbered the [[Vanyar]] and [[Noldor]].  
 
However, the phonology of the two languages differed much, with Telerin often being more conservative than [[Quenya]]. In [[Aman]] the speakers of Telerin outnumbered the speakers of [[Quenya]], much as the [[Teleri]] outnumbered the [[Vanyar]] and [[Noldor]].  

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